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Upcoming Guaranteed Departures with Space Available

United Arab Emirates with Nick Moran - This safe country’s varied landscape of mountains, deserts, and coastal mudflats supports over 400 bird species and serious winter birding. 20-27 January.

Guyana with Luke Seitz - One of South America’s best-kept secrets, this country teems with wildlife and many special birds, including Blood-colored Woodpecker and possibly Harpy Eagle. 23 January-3 February.

Minnesota in Winter with Frank Nicoletti - An enticing array of winter birds including several northern owls and woodpeckers plus grouse, crossbills, redpolls and more. 25-30 January.

Ecuador: Mindo and the Northwest Andes with Jon Feenstra - Superb Andean birding with as many as 40 species of hummingbirds and 50 dazzling tanagers. 31 January-8 February.

Thailand: The Northwest with Jon Dunn- Combines the avifaunas of tropical central Thailand with the mountainous north and its Burmese and Himalayan specialties. 7-20 February.

Thailand: The South with Jon Dunn - Bird-filled, forested national parks of Khao Yai and Kaeng Krachan plus nearly 40 species of shorebird, including the Nordmann’s Greenshank and the critically endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper. 20 February-5 March.

Texas: Rio Grande Valley & Whooping Crane extension with Jake Mohlmann & Evan Obercian - Mexican species at the northern tip of their range plus abundant wintering migrants and a chance for rarities. February 9-16, ext to 18.

India: North with Paul Holt - From raptor flights over the Taj Mahal to the snows of the Himalayas and from lush green jungles to bird-filled wetlands, this comprehensive Northern India tour has it all. 11-28 February.

Dominican Republic with Gavin Bieber and Rich Hoyer – No fewer than thirty-two endemic bird species, including Palmchat, plus stunning coastline and the highest mountains in the Caribbean. 1-9 March.

Costa Rica in Spring with Rich Hoyer - This spring tour explores the Talamanca Highlands with its Resplendent Quetzals, the Osa Peninsula, the stunning cloud forest at Monteverde, and the Caribbean lowlands. 12-26 March.

Nebraska: The Sandhills and the Platte River with Jake Mohlmann - 500,000 Sandhill Cranes ‘booming’, Greater Prairie-Chickens and lingering winter specialties like Harris’s Sparrow are possible on this relaxed tour. 6-21 March.

Bhutan with Paul Holt - Nestled deep in the heart for the Himalaya, an isolated land of mountains, rivers, and forests that hold upwards of 600 species of birds. One space remains. 27 March-13 April.

Jamaica with Rich Hoyer - Twenty-seven endemic bird species and a host of Antillean and neotropical specialties in atmospheric surroundings. 6-13 April.

Upcoming tours (with space available) due to confirm soon:

Vietnam with Susan Myers - An endemic-rich country with a long bird list plus astounding scenery and friendly people. 16 March-7 April.

Morocco in Spring with Stephen Menzie - High Atlas and Sahara desert drama. Crimson-winged Finch, Cream-colored Courser, Thick-billed Lark and, we hope, Northern Bald Ibis. 23 March-2 April.

Panama: Spring at the Canopy Tower with Gavin Bieber - Excellent neotropical birding from a single base: the acclaimed Canopy Tower. 23-29 March; Canopy Lodge extension to 3 April.

Guatemala with Luke Seitz - Horned Guan, Pink-headed Warbler, and Goldman’s Warbler are among the treasures found in the cool highlands of this Mayan stronghold. April 5-15. Extension to 19 April.

Updated: June 2018